Wellness Programs

Every aspect of your health—from the physical to the emotional and even the financial—factors into your overall sense of wellness. With that in mind, we offer Healthy@Hopkins, an array of programs and services that can help you improve your well-being.

FREE VIRtual Fitness, Health, and Wellness for You and Your Family.

We are excited to offer Johns Hopkins employees this new, robust online platform that supports you in getting and staying healthy. Learn how to sign up here.

Focus on Well-Being: NEw Year’S Nutrition

Content courtesy of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

What we eat plays a huge part in our overall health and well-being. We have all heard the sayings “you are what you eat”, or “food is fuel”, and these catch phrases still ring true today. Wanting to eat better in the new year, but not quite sure where to start? meals ahead will save you time and eliminate unnecessary calories!

Planning Ahead: Meal Prep

Life can get hectic. Help yourself make the easy AND healthy choice, whether you are eating on the-go or at home with these meal prep tips below!

Make a Menu.

  • Do you want to make a weekly or monthly plan?
  • What day of the week will you designate to be your “meal prep” day?
  • What special nutrition needs do you or your family have to consider?

Stock up on the basics.

  • The Five Food Groups: Vegetables, Fruits, Milk & Dairy Products, Protein, Grains
  • Click here to check out eatright.org list of staple pantry and freezer items.
  • Tip! Put dates on products stored in the freezer and be sure to use the oldest items first!

Keep a running grocery list.

  • Keep a pad and pen in a convenient place and jot down grocery items as you think of them throughout the week.
  • Gather needed ingredients for meals you plan to make.

 Questions to ask yourself:

  • How often do I want to make trips to the grocery store?
  • What do I already have at home?

Featured Webinars:

Ask the Expert:  Got allergies? Tips to feel better year round

Join a 30-minute Ask the Expert session with Dr. Rachel Dawkins, Medical Director of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine Clinics at JHACH, to learn about how to manage seasonal allergies, even in the winter!

January 27, 2022, noon-12:30pm

Join  Live from the Meeting link
Join by meeting number (access code): 2302 725 1482 Meeting Password: pCWhuRcP683, Join by phone 404-410-4502 Access code: 2302 725 1482

Getting to Know WW ( Weight Watchers) Webinar

Make the most of your Johns Hopkins University wellness benefits and discover all the ways WW (Weight Watchers® reimagined) can help you achieve your wellness and weight-loss goals. Learn more about WW’s new Personal Points program.

January 12 at 1 p.m.   Access recording here

Physical Fitness

Think you can’t have fun and get fit, too? Learn about free virtual fitness classes through BurnAlong  and discounts to other gyms onsite and offsite gyms and fitness centers.

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Weight Loss

We’re committed to helping you reach your wellness goals. If weight loss is one of them, be sure to check out our weight-loss offerings, including discounted pricing on WW (formerly known as Weight Watchers) and the opportunity to earn rewards through its Wellness Wins program.

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Stress Management

To help you manage stress and boost your mood, we offer a mindfulness meditation class,  yoga and a variety of fitness classes. In addition, the Calm app is available free to faculty and staff and offers meditation, sleep assistance, stretching, and relaxing music.

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Smoking and Tobacco Cessation

Still smoking? Quit now. We can help with resources offered through our medical and prescription drug providers, plus links to online resources that will help you kick the habit for good.

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Financial Health

To help you stay financially fit, we offer retirement saving and planning resources and host regular events with investment providers where you can get one-on-one advice about financial planning.

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